New Effort Fighting Sex Trafficking

MEDFORD, Ore. — There’s a new effort in our region to raise awareness about and fight sex trafficking. The group called ACT Southern Oregon is starting with a monthly newsletter, classes and meetings. The organization plans to partner with schools for prevention awareness programs. The FBI and the National Center for Missing and Exploiting Children … Continue reading »

Child Sex Trafficking Bill Up for Vote

SALEM, Ore. — A bill to change child-sex trafficking from a misdemeanor to a felony is up for a vote Tuesday of next week. That bill will also address the current law, which does not require violators to register as a sex offender. Provisions were originally drafted to make the first offense a felony, but … Continue reading »